knitting loom HOW TO MAKE AN I-CORD ON A KNITTING LOOM
Spool Knitting is another way of making an i-cord.

There are "spool-knitting machines" that will rapidly make i-cord for you:
These spool knitting kits are often sold as children's knitting toys and are available at most craft stores
See Examples


I-cord is a narrow tube of knitting, that is often used for the handles of a bag, cords to tie on a hat, to edge a garment, or appliquéd on for a decorative effect.

Uses for I-Cord

I-cords is great because once you've made one, you'll start thinking of all sorts of uses for them. Here are just a few ways you might use them:

Strap or handles for a purse or bag.
Straps for a knitted shirt or dress.
Use it as a belt. Make a headband.
Sew the cord together to make a flower, a spiral, or some other shape you can use on another knitted project.
Use as a tie for a hoodie or in place of elastic in a hem.

How to Loom Knit an I-cord on a Knifty Knitter

Spool Knitting

Aka: corking, knitting nancies

Wikipedia Article: Spool Knitting

Other Ideas For I-Cord

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